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 World Language Organization [WLO]
2009-2010
   Calendar of Events

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2009 - JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC 2010 - JAN FEB MAR APR MAY

2009 Fall Semester

WLO General Meeting Schedule - Quick View

August

bulletWLO at Spirit Day, Tuesday, August 25, 2009
WLO student volunteers staffed the information table at Spirit Day and helped to make the second IVCC Convocation/Spirit Day activities run smoothly. Our student volunteers at work
bulletWLO General Meeting, Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.

September

bulletElection of Officers  
Polling places: IVCC Cafeteria, A316, A300
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM in Cafeteria and  to 12:30 PM to 4:45 PM in A300/A316.
bullet The results of the Fall 2009 WLO Election will be announced and new officers installed at the October 28 General Meeting.
bullet Meet the 2009-2010 WLO Officers
bulletWLO General Meeting, Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.
bulletHispanic Heritage Month Activities
September 15 through October 15.
bullet Hispanic Heritage Trivia Game
- IVCC A300
Monday, September 21, 12:30 to 1:45 pm and 2:00 to 4:15 pm
bulletHispanic Heritage Bake Sale - Monday, September 23, 8:30 am to 1 pm, outside IVCC Cafeteria. Come for the food; stay for the music...
bulletProclamation by WLO President Angelina Hernandez de Rodriguez: El grito de la independencia,  a bi-lingual re-enactment of the Proclamation of Independence as performed by every President of Mexico on the anniversary of Mexico's Independence from Spain. 12:00 noon in the IVCC Cafeteria
bullet NPR Documentary Film "Chicago's Puerto Rican Story"
80 Minute film showing will be followed by discussion and a multinational Latin American Potluck Meal.
Wednesday, 9/30/2009, 3:30 PM to 6 PM, C325
 

October 

bullet Hispanic Heritage Month activities continue, featuring:
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"Sonia Sotomayor, the First Latina Supreme Court Justice"
Presentation by Prof.Anna Marie Pietrolonardo will be followed by a discussion and a Puerto Rican Potluck Meal.
Wednesday, 10/07/2009, 3:30 PM to 5 PM, B216 Fire Place Lounge

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WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.

November

bulletEl día de los muertos* activities in IVCC Fireplace Lounge B216
Monday, November 2, 12:30 - 3:15 PM
Video about the holiday as it is celebrated in Mexico, plus
Día de los Muertos student activities including crafting <calaveras> -
clay skeletons and memorial poems to honor the memory of loved ones.
All members of the IVCC community are invited to join us in making clay <calavera> skeletons and writing memorial poems.

Click here to see photos of these activities.
 

bulletMix It Up at Lunch Day, Monday, November 9, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. IVCC Cafeteria.
Break down the walls; cross the line. Make new friends.

        Click here to see photos of these activities.

bulletWLO Tamale Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM. IVCC Cafeteria. Come enjoy the Mexican specialties: tamales, mole, enchiladas, atole and champurrado along with familiar cookies and cupcakes from north of the Rio Grande, too.
 
bulletWLO General Meeting, Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.
 
bullet Congratulations to the 2009-2010 IVCC Foundation Spanish Language World Language Scholars, Jackie Heim and Christina Derango.
 
bulletWLO Field Trip to Texas de Brazil and Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL. Friday, November 20, 2009. WLO is taking one 15-passenger bus to Schaumburg for a day of Brazilian Gaucho Cuisine at the Texas de Brazil Churascarria and shopping at your choice of 305 Woodfield retailers. Estimated departure from IVCC: 10 AM; Return: 6:30 PM.

See the Field Trip Photos Here

December

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WLO HOLIDAY BAKE SALE, Monday, December 7, 2009,
 8:30 AM to 1 PM, outside the cafeteria

 

 

January, 2010   
                                                  

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WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.
 

February

bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance - Train -the-Trainer Workshop, Wednesday, February 3, 3 - 4 PM, A300.
bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance - Volunteer Interpreter Training Workshop, Monday, February 8, Tuesday, February 9, 3 - 4 PM, A300. Attend at least one session to qualify as a Spanish Language Interpreter for IVCC Tax Assistance 2010.
bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, February 11, 2-6 PM, F113
bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, February 18, 2-6 PM, F113
bulletWLO General Meeting, Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.
bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, February 25, 2-6 PM, F113
 

March  
                                           
WLO Proudly Dedicates March as
World Language Month.
Discover Languages!
Join us in these activities! 

bullet Petitions available on Monday, March 1, 2010, for candidates to WLO office in Spring Election. Completed petitions and petition statements must be turned in by 4 pm on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 to A316.  See Professor Pietrolonardo in A316 during published office hours or
download candidate's packet here.  
bullet ballot box
bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, March 4, 2-6 PM, F113
bulletWORLD LANGUAGE MONTH FILM FESTIVAL: Pan's Labyrinth, Wednesday, March 10, IVCC Cultural Centre, 2:30-5:00 PM. Free admission. Everyone is welcome!
bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, March 11, 2-6 PM, F113
bulletWORLD LANGUAGE WEEK Monday, March 15 through Friday, March 21, 2010. WLO will feature an information table in the Main Lobby with special events scheduled throughout the week.
bullet Fair Trade Maya Works woven and beaded handcrafts sale. Monday, March 15-Wednesday, March 17, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the WLO Information Table in the IVCC Lobby.
bullet"The Wise Latina: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor" A Presentation by Anna Marie Pietrolonardo followed by General Discussion, Monday, March 15, 2:00 PM, A300.                                   
bullet WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.  
bulletCompleted petitions and petition statements for WLO Spring Election must be turned in by 4 pm on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, to A316
bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, March 18, 2-6 PM, F113    
bullet  Poisson d'avril Fish Market and Bake Sale.                                         
Wednesday, March 31, 2010, Outside the Cafeteria. 8AM-1PM,
- Fish Market - Share in the French April Fool tradition of Poisson  d'avril , learn what it means to sneak a fish onto a friend's back. With every Bakery purchase, receive your own catch of fish to "distribute".                                                                                                                                                                                                             fish
-  Bake Sale - Enjoy some wonderful francophile treats or try some gruesome sounding/looking [although delicious] April Fool
treats. This will be a memorable bake sale. 8-)                                                                                                                                                                                        
bullet¡Viva la Causa! 
Wednesday, March 31, 2010, IVCC Cultural Centre, Time TBA.  Film and Discussion in Honor of the Birthday of Labor Organizer
and Founder of the American Farm Workers Movement, César Chavez  
 
bullet WLO Spring Election of Officers to be conducted  on Wednesday, March 31, 2010,

Polling Places:

8:30 AM to 1 PM at Poisson d' avril Bake Sale outside the IVCC Cafeteria

12:30 - 1:45 PM in A-300

2:30 - 4 PM in IVCC Cultural Centre.  
 

April 

bullet WLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, April 1, 2-6 PM, F113
bulletComplete Candidate's Petition Packet with Position Statement and 24 signatures of current IVCC students must be returned to Professor Pietrolonardo’s office A316, by 4 pm on Monday, April 5, 2010. Names will appear on the ballot in the order that completed petitions are received.
bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, April 8, 2-6 PM, F113
                                                                                                                  doves
bullet WLO General Meeting, Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 11:50 AM - 12:30 PM, A300. Monthly meeting; all members and prospective members welcome to attend.   
bulletWLO Service Learning Tax Assistance Thursday, April 15, 2-6 PM, F113  
 
bulletAnnual Meeting of World Language Association and Zeta of Illinois Chapter, Sigma Delta Mu - National Spanish Honor Society. Monday, April 19, 2010, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in C316. Includes installation of 2010-2011 WLO Officers, Initiation of Honor Students to IVCC's Zeta of Illinois Chapter of Sigma Delta Mu  and a Celebratory Meal. Advance reservations required. Guests of WLO  and Sigma Delta Mu members are welcome.

May

bulletCinco de Mayo Fiesta Luncheon, Wednesday, May 5, 2010, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm,  See the photos from Cinco de mayo 2007                   
 
bullet...and more to come in Fall 2011...           

 

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